COVID-19 Vaccine Planning - ADPH has submitted its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and released the Alabama COVID‐19 Vaccination Allocation Plan which defines populations and the order in which they will receive vaccine in four phases.

Safer at Home Emergency Order - Alabama is under an amended Safer at Home Order effective November 8 at 5 p.m. and ending December 11 at 5 p.m. View this order and other COVID-19 related emergency actions by state agencies on our Legal website.

K-12 COVID-19 School Dashboard - The Alabama State Department of Education and ADPH have created an online reporting system to help monitor COVID-19 in K-12 public schools. The reporting system allows school nurses the ability to update the number of reported COVID-19 cases within the school system on a weekly basis.

Public Health Guidance for Reopening - ADPH is using data and metrics to make recommendations to assist the Governor's Office, partners, and stakeholders across the state in making decisions about safely reopening Alabama. You can find out your county's risk of spreading COVID-19 in the community using our Risk Indicator Dashboard.

Schools K-12 Guidance & Resources for COVID-19 - Schools, local health departments, and healthcare providers are working together to support the goal of all students returning to school safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our COVID-19 Schools K-12 page provides guidance and resources, including our Back to School Toolkit, for schools in an effort to reduce COVID-19 transmission.

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“Share Your Smile with Alabama” Statewide Photo Contest - The ADPH Oral Health Office announces the 4th Annual “Share Your Smile with Alabama” statewide photo contest. Submit your third grade student's photo by November 30! Two winners will be highlighted in marketing campaigns to promote children’s oral health and will be featured in a news conference on January 29, 2021.

Flu Vaccine Clinics - Everyone 6 months of age and older should get an annual flu shot. Contact your private physician, pharmacy, or local county health department for a flu clinic schedule or visit or visit

COVID-19 Testing Sites - Our COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard and COVID-19 Table provides a list of testing sites. These facilities have reported to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) that they are collecting specimens for COVID-19. This lists and dashboard map may not reflect all collection sites in Alabama. Call the testing site for additional information before visiting or call 1-800-270-7268 for testing sites and hours of operation near you.

Infant Mortality Virtual Summit - The Alabama Department of Public Health and Alabama Healthy Start Grantees will present the virtual summit "Examining the Roots: The Impact of Maternal Mortality on Infant Mortality” on September 9. This year’s summit will explore the connection between women’s health and healthy birth outcomes; the state of rural health care for women; and COVID-19, health and mortality in Alabama.

GuideSafe Launch News Conference - August 17 at 10 a.m., representatives from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and the Alabama Department of Public Health, will be holding a news conference via Zoom to announce the latest on the GuideSafe™ Exposure Notification App.

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